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Minnesota ex-officer gets 12-1/2 years in prison for Australian woman's shooting death

07 Jun 2019

MINNEAPOLIS A former Minneapolis police officer was sentenced to 12-1/2 years in prison on Friday for the fatal shooting of an Australian woman nearly two years ago after she had called police to report a possible sexual assault. | Video

'Embodiment of evil' - Jayme Closs kidnapper sentenced to die in prison

25 May 2019

BARRON, Wis. A Wisconsin judge sentenced Jake Patterson to two terms of life imprisonment on Friday for kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and murdering her parents, describing him as "one of the most dangerous men ever to walk this planet." | Video

Former Minnesota policeman convicted in fatal shooting of Australian woman

01 May 2019

MINNEAPOLIS A former Minneapolis police officer on Tuesday was found guilty of murder for fatally shooting an Australian woman from his patrol car while responding to her 2017 report of a possible sex assault near her home. | Video

Ex-Minnesota policeman says he shot Australian woman to protect partner

29 Apr 2019

MINNEAPOLIS An ex-Minnesota policeman on trial for murder said on Thursday that he opened fire on an Australian woman who approached his car to protect his partner who was struggling to get his gun. | Video

Ex-Minnesota cop denies overreacting when he shot Australian woman

26 Apr 2019

MINNEAPOLIS A former Minnesota policeman on trial for murder on Friday denied overreacting when he fatally shot an Australian woman who approached his patrol car in a dark alley.

Muslim-American lawmaker Ilhan Omar's supporters rally outside Trump event in Minnesota

15 Apr 2019

BURNSVILLE, Minn. Supporters of U.S. Representative Ilhan Omar rallied outside a Minnesota business visited by U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday, after he launched a fresh attack on the Muslim-American lawmaker by calling her an "out of control" purveyor of "hate" speech. | Video

Justine Damond's fiance breaks down in tears at ex-U.S. police officer's murder trial

09 Apr 2019

MINNEAPOLIS The former fiance of Australian Justine Ruszczyk Damond broke down in tears on Tuesday while testifying at the trial of an ex-police officer accused of murdering her, as he recalled the shock of learning a U.S. cop was the killer. | Video

Wisconsin man admits kidnapping Jayme Closs, 13, after killing her parents

27 Mar 2019

BARRON, Wis. Jake Patterson pleaded guilty in a Wisconsin court on Wednesday to kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and murdering her parents in a case that sparked a months-long search for the girl and ended with her escape and his arrest. | Video

Man charged with kidnapping Wisconsin teen agrees to trial

06 Feb 2019

BARRON, Wis. The Wisconsin man charged with kidnapping a 13-year-old girl and killing her parents will face a criminal trial after he waived his right to a probable cause hearing on Wednesday. | Video

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